Texas professor found dead amid school policy controversy

Staff Writer

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A University of Texas professor at the center of a scandal over the school’s failure to discipline employees for off-campus crimes has been found dead.
Tenured pharmacy professor Richard Morrisett was discovered in his home Thursday night.
A statement Friday by Gregory Fenves, president of the University of Texas System’s flagship Austin campus, didn’t provide a cause of death but said, “We recognize these are difficult times on campus.”..To read more, please refer to our print or online edition.